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Tom Van Ness

Tom Van Ness comes to WEEK and HOI with a diverse background in sales, marketing and advertising Van Ness works with a diverse group of business categories and organizations on increasing

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Paul Filip

Paul is a native of Peoria and has spent the last 22 years in the media sales industry.  His education consists of a Bachelor’s Degree in

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John Barkoviak

John Barkoviak has sold clients the best advertising results for over the past 25 years while being at WEEK 25 NBC, HOI 19 ABC, WAOE MY59, the CW 4, WEEK.com and HOIABC.com.

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Melissa Suetler

Melissa Suelter is from Dunlap, IL and attended Bradley University, where she received a Bachelors degree in Communication and minor in Radio and Television.  

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Julie Morales

Julie was raised in Peoria, IL and graduated from Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute (Currently Peoria Notre Dame).  After attending Illinois State University, Julie moved to Chicago where she met and married her husband, Ken.  

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Chris Dierker

Chris Dierker was raised in central Illinois and graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in Political Science and a Minor in Broadcasting.  

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Christy Howell

Christy Howell is a Multi Media Specialists and Queen of all things no one else in the building knows. Christy is a native of Central Illinois, born and raised in Groveland, IL. 

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Mark Nels Werner

Mark Nels Warner was born and currently lives in Pekin, IL. He has been a Multimedia Specialist WEEK TV for 25 years. 

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Peter Russell

Contact Info Direct Line: (309) 698-3753 Email: peter@week.com Peter Russell is a native of central Illinois raised in Washington. He attended Illinois State University with a focus on Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Business Administration. After graduating in 1985, he began a career in television at WEEK-TV as reporter/photographer for News 25. From there, Peter moved into sales as an Account Executive in 1992. He was promoted to Local Sales Manager two years later and then Ge…

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Bruce Colligan

Bruce Colligan of the WEEK Sales team brings over 20 years of experience from Broadcast and Corporate Communications in the Chicago and Peoria Markets.  

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Lee Hall

This is my 33rd year of working on TV in Peoria. The first 32 years were spent at WEEK-TV. I started there as an intern in 1984 and was promoted to Sports Director in 1988.

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